Mini Nutritional Assessment (Mna): Research and Practise in the Elderly

Editor(s): B. Vellas, P.J. Garry, Y. Guigoz NNI Workshop Series vol. 01 , 1999
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  • Mini Nutritional Assessment (Mna): Research and Practice in the Elderly

    Author(s): B. Vellas, P.J. Garry, Y. Guigoz

    The prevalence of malnutrition is high in elderly people in hospital, living in nursing homes, or involved in home care programs. Development of malnutrition in the elderly is usually a continuum, starting with inadequate food intakes, followed by changes in body composition and biochemical variables.

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